Soling World Championships

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The Soling World Championships are international sailing regattas in the Soling class organized by the International Sailing Federation and the International Soling Class Association.[1]

Most titles has Norwegian sailor Paul Davis won, with four titles between 2002 and 2012 and another one podiums. Second most titles has Brazilian Vicente Brun, with three.

The most championships has been won by American sailors, nine editions, followed by Canadian sailor, seven titles, and sailors of Denmark (5).

The Soling was an Olympic class from 1972 to 2000.

History[edit]

The first Soling World Championships were held in Copenhagen in 1969, the year after the selection as Olympic Three-Men Keelboat for the 1972 Summer Olympics.

Medalists[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  United States 9 10 9 28
2  Canada 7 4 4 15
3  Denmark 5 5 1 11
4  Germany 3 5 2 10
5  Brazil 3 2 5 10
6  Argentina 2 3 4 9
7  Spain 2 0 1 3
8  Russia 2 0 0 2
9  Sweden 1 2 5 8
10  Australia 1 2 1 4
 Hungary 1 2 1 4
12  Ukraine 1 2 0 3
13  Greece 1 1 0 2
 Slovenia 1 1 0 2
15  East Germany 1 0 3 4
16  France 1 0 0 1
17  Italy 0 1 2 3
18  Soviet Union 0 1 1 2
19  United Kingdom 0 0 1 1
 Netherlands 0 0 1 1
41 41 41 123

Editions[edit]

Year Gold Silver Bronze
1969 Copenhagen  Denmark
Paul Elvstrøm
Niels Jensen
Poul Mik-Meyer
 Sweden
Pettersson
 
 
 United States
Schoomaker
 
 
1970 Poole  Sweden
Stig Wennerström
Stefan Krook
Jan Lybeck
 United States
Dane
 
 
 Great Britain
John Oakeley
 
 
1971 Oyster Bay, New York  Adlez (USA)
Bob Mosbacher
Thad Hutcheson
Tom Dickey
 United States
B. Goldsmith
 
 
 Denmark
Paul Bert Elvstrøm
Valdemar Bandolowski
Niels Jensen
1973 Quiberon  Denmark
Ib Ussing Andersen
Jørgen Lindhasten
Hans Winther
 Denmark
Poul Richard Høj Jensen
 
 
 Sweden
Stig Wennerström
Stefan Krook
Jan Lybeck
1974 Sydney  Bes (DEN)
Paul Elvstrøm
Hans Fogh
Bruce McCurrach
 Pocahontas (AUS)
David Forbes
Dennis O'Neil
John Anderson
 Oh Calcutta (SWE)
Arved von Grünewaldt
Tommy Nilsson
Hjalmar Schibbye
1975 Chicago  United States
Bill Buchan, Jr.
Craig Thomas
Joe Golberg
 United States
Buddy Melges
 
 
 United States
John Waldrip Kolius
Walter Merrill Glasgow
Richard Hoepfner
1977 Hanko  Canada
Glen Dexter
Andreas Josenhans
Sandy McMillan
 Denmark
Valdemar Bandolowski
Jorgen Lindhardtsen
Erik Hermann Hansen
 Brazil
Gastão Brun
Vicente Brun
Roberto Martins
1978 Rio de Janeiro  Brazil
Gastão Brun
Vicente Brun
Roberto Martins
 Canada
Glen Dexter
Andreas Josenhans
Sandy McMillan
 Canada
Hans Fogh
John Kerr
Dennis Toews
1979 Visby  United States
Robbie Haines
Rod Davis
Ed Trevelyan
 Denmark
Poul Richard Høj Jensen
 
 
 Sweden
Stig Wennerström
 
 
1980 Ponce  Canada
Glen Dexter
Andreas Josenhans
Sandy McMillan
 United States
Robbie Haines
Rod Davis
Ed Trevelyan
 United States
Buddy Melges
 
 
1981 Anzio  Brazil
Vicente Brun
Gastão Brun
Steven Bakker
 Greece
Anastasios Bountouris
Anastasios Gavrilis
Aristidis Rapanakis
 Italy
Gianluca Lamaro
Valerio Romano
Aurelio Dalla Vecchia
1982 Perth  Australia
Mark Bethwaite
Ian McDiarmid
Glen Read
 Australia
William Packer
 
 
 United States
Dave Perry
 
 
1983 San Francisco  United States
Robbie Haines
Vicente Brun
Robert Kinney
 United States
Dave Curtis
John Engel
Wally Corwin
 Canada
Peter Gilmour
 
 
1984 Torbole  Denmark
Valdemar Bandolowski
Steve Calder
Theis Palm
 Soviet Union
Boris Budnikov
Gennadi Strakh
Oleg Miron
 East Germany
Helmar Nauck
Norbert Hellriegel
Sven Diedering
1985 Sarnia  United States
Dave Curtis
John Engel
Wally Corwin
 Brazil
Torben Grael
Daniel Adler
Ronaldo Senfft
 United States
John Kosteckil
William Baylisl
Bob Billingham
1986 La Trinite-sur-Mer  United States
John Kostecki
William Baylis
Bob Billingham
 United States
Dave Curtis
John Engel
Wally Corwin
 East Germany
Jochen Schümann
Thomas Flach
Bernd Jäkel
1987 Kiel  East Germany
Helmar Nauck
Norbert Hellriegel
Sven Diedering
 United States
John Kostecki
William Baylis
Bob Billingham
 Soviet Union
Georgi Shayduko
Nikolay Poliakov
Sergey Kanov
1988 Melbourne  United States
John Kostecki
William Baylis
Bob Billingham
 United States
Dave Curtis
Paul Murphy
Wally Corwin
 Australia
Gary Sheard
 
 
1989 no champion decided
1990 Medemblik  France
Marc Bouet
Fabrice Levet
Alain Pointet
 United States
Kevin Mahaney
James Brady
Douglas Kern
 East Germany
Helmar Nauck
Norbert Hellriegel
Sven Diedering
1991 Rochester  United States
Larry Klein
Chris Redman
Ron Rosenberg
 Germany
Jochen Schümann
Thomas Flach
Bernd Jäkel
 United States
Kevin P. Mahaney
James Brady
Douglas Kern
1992 Cadiz  Germany
Jochen Schümann
Thomas Flach
Bernd Jäkel
 Denmark
Jesper Bank
Jesper Seier
Steen Secher
 Sweden
Magnus Holmberg
Björn Alm
Johan Barne
1993 Phaleron  Greece
Anastasios Bountouris
Dimitris Deligiannis
Leo Pelekanakis
 Germany
Albert Batzill
Lang
Eddy Eich
 Spain
Luis Doreste
Domingo Manrique
David Vera
1994 Helsingfors  Spain
Manuel Doreste
José Valades
Juan Galmes
 Denmark
Jesper Bank
Kræn Nielsen
Thomas Jacobsen
 United States
Jeff Madrigali
Kent Massey
James Barton
1995 Kingston  Spain
Luis Doreste
Domingo Manrique
David Vera
 Sweden
Magnus Holmberg
Björn Alm
Johan Barne
 United States
Matt Hayes
Stephen McConaghy
Barry Watson
1996 Punta Ala  Russia
Georgi Shayduko
Igor Skalin
Dmitri Shabanov
 Italy
Mario Celon
Torboli
Nicola Celon
 Germany
Jochen Schümann
Thomas Flach
Bernd Jäkel
1997 Copenhagen no champion decided
1998 Milwaukee  Russia
Georgi Shayduko
Sergey Volchkov
Pavel Komarov
 Ukraine
Sergey Pichuguin
Vladimir Korotkov
Sergey Timokhov
 Italy
Paolo Cian
Pierluigi
Colannino
1999 Melbourne  Denmark
Stig Westergaard
Jens Bojsen-Møller
Bjørn Westergaard
 Germany
Jochen Schümann
Gunnar Bahr
Ingo Borkowski
 Netherlands
Roy Heiner
Peter van Niekerk
Dirk de Ridder
2000 Murcia  United States
Jeff Madrigali
Jim Hartwell
Chris Healy
 Ukraine
Sergey Pichuguin
Vladimir Korotkov
Sergey Timokhov
 Sweden
Hans Wallén
Magnus Augustsson
Johan Barne
2001 San Isidro  Argentina
Gustavo Warburg
Hernán Celedoni
Maximo Smith
 Argentina
Luis Cerrato
Federico Haymes Biedma
Fabio Scarpati
 Argentina
Martín Busch
Pablo Noceti
Ismael Ayerza
2002 Marblehead  Canada
Bill Abbott, Jr.
Paul Davis
Bill Abbott III
 United States
Dave Curtis
George Iverson
Ben Richardson
 United States
Dave Franzel
Dave Carlson
Maximo Smith
2003 Balaton  Ukraine
Sergej Pichugin
Sergej Timostschow
Dmitri Jarowoj
 Germany
Thomas Maschkiwitz
Christoph Sauerbier
Knut Seelig
 Germany
Heiko Winkler
Stefan Wenzel
Jens Niemann
2004 Porto Alegre  Argentina
Gustavo Warburg
Hernan Celedoni
Maximo Smith
 Hungary
George Wossala
Leslie Kovacsi
Pepe Nemeth
 Brazil
George Nehm
Marcos Pinto Ribeiro
Lucio Pinto Ribeiro
2005 Castiglioni della Pescaia  Germany
Roman Koch
Maxl Koch
Gregor Bornemann
 Slovenia
Boštjan Antončič
Gennadi Strakh
Zeljko Perovic
 Hungary
Balazs Gyenese
Gyula Monus
Karoly Vezer
2006 Annapolis  Canada
Hans Fogh
Roger Cheer
Gordon Devries
 Canada
Peter Hall
Philip Karrigan
Jay Deakin
 Argentina
Gustavo Warburg
Maximo Smith
Miguel Lacour
2007 San Isidoro  Brazil
George Nehm
Marcos Pinto Ribeiro
Lucio Pinto Ribeiro
 Brazil
Cicero Hartmann
Flávio Quevedo
Andre Renard
 Argentina
Martin Busch
Tomas Peuvrel
Maximo Feldtmann
2008 Scarlino  Slovenia
Boštjan Antončič
Gennadi Strakh
Karlo Hmeljak
 Argentina
Gustavo Warburg
Hernan Celedoni
Maximo Smith
 Argentina
Martin Busch
Tomas Peuvrel
Maximo Feldtmann
2009 Toronto  Canada
Bill Abbott, Jr.
Paul Davis
Joanne Abbott
 Germany
Roman Koch
Maxl Koch
Gregor Bornemann
 Canada
Peter Hall
Phillip Kerrigan
Gavin Flinn
2010 Porto Alegre  Germany
Roman Koch
Maxl Koch
Gregor Bornemann
 Argentina
Gustavo Warburg
Hernan Celedoni
Maximo Smith
 Brazil
Cicero Hartmann
Flávio Quevedo
Andre Renard
2011 Prien am Chiemsee  Canada
Peter Hall
Paul Davis
Phillip Kerrigan
 Hungary
George Wossala
Kovasci Laszlo
Pepe Nemeth
 Brazil
Nelson Ilha
Paulo Lemos Ribeiro
Felipe Ilha
2012 Milwaukee  Canada
Peter Hall
Paul Davis
William Hall
 Canada
Hans Fogh
John Finch
Gordon Devries
 Canada
Bill Abbott
Joanne Abbott
Tom Freeman
2013 Balatonalmádi  Hungary
Litkey Farkas
Karoly Vezer
Weinhardt Csaba
 Canada
Peter Hall
Paul Davis
William Hall
 Brazil
Nelson Ilha
Felipe Ilha
Fernando Ilha

Multiple medallist[edit]

# Athlete Country Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 Paul Davis  Norway 4 1 0 5
2 Vicente Brun  Brazil 3 0 1 4

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